Thank you for your interest in joining our team of dedicated volunteers.

Shoe Bank Canada is a registered Canadian charity that provides new and gently used shoes to people in need throughout Canada. If you are looking for an opportunity to volunteer your time and skills, we welcome the involvement of community-minded people like yourself!

Featured Opportunities

Lower Mainland Youth Summer Team

Fun + Impact

Be a part of a social change movement this summer! We are currently accepting applications for our Youth Summer Team in the Lower Mainland.

Current Positions


  • Arrange for pickup and delivery of pallets, gaylords and shipping boxes for warehouse
  • Arrange for shoe sorts and advise volunteers by email at least a week in advance
  • Set up a sign-in sheet on table for volunteers at warehouse
  • Advise volunteers of daily duties and place new volunteer with an experienced worker
  • Advise if we’re holding onto various shoes for shipping elsewhere and put into shipping boxes
  • Hand out t-shirts to new volunteers
  • Oversee the sort and arrange for pallets and gaylords to be moved when full
  • Advise when it’s break time and supply water and snacks for all
  • Assign cleaning jobs such as bathroom, wash sinks, vacuuming and sweeping jobs
  • Assign sorting of garbage, recycling, cardboard disposal
  • Attend meetings as needed


  • Work with Operations to fulfill shoe donation requests
  • Schedule pickups with FedEx and/or Canpar Courier
  • Assist with inventory management


  • Work with Operations to oversee the My Canvas Has Laces fundraising event
  • Coordinate with and oversee event volunteer team
  • Work with vendors/suppliers
  • Attend and manage the event(s)
  • Other event logistics as required


  • Empty shoe collection boxes from bin hosts in the community as needed
  • Deliver to nearest SBC warehouse


  • Attend scheduled shoe sorts as available
  • Sort shoes
  • Meet new people and have fun!
  • Help execute social media marketing campaigns across all platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn)
  • Develop and lead marketing initiatives
  • Work with Operations Team to find stories of impact

Sign Me Up!